Dr. Elangovan Balakrishnan, MD

Dr. Elangovan Balakrishnan, MD

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Elangovan Balakrishnan, MD is an oncology specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University in 1993 and specializes in oncology.

1705 E Broadway Ste 100

Columbia, MO 65201

Contact Information

(573) 874-7800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Balakrishnan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Balakrishnan's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

86  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Ttu Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Ttu Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Tex Houston Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Balakrishnan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Balakrishnan's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Balakrishnan to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Balakrishnan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Bala and his staff are kind, patient and well informed. I wasn’t prepared mentally and emotionally for what I was going through and his unique approach convinced me too accept chemo and surgery. This was the right direction to go to give me valuable time with my family.
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Dr. Balakrishnan has been very caring throughout my bout with cancer. I appreciate his calm demeanor.
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Dr. Bala and (Julie) are the best. I would and do recommend Dr. Bala to my friends and family. My Mother went to him, also. He always answers my questions. Julie (his nurse)is friendly and very helpful. I have been going to Dr. Bala for 6 1/2 years off and on and I have always had the greatest...more
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